Job: Group Exercise Instructor

Job Title

Group Exercise Instructor

Job Category

Group Exercise Instructor

Company

James P. Gills Branch YMCA
New Port Richey, Florida 34655

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Job Description and Requirements

JOB SUMMARY:
Under the direction of the Fitness Director/Coordinator and consistent with the mission of the YMCA of the Suncoast, the group exercise instructor is responsible for instructing safe, effective and fun group exercise, as well as, enhancing the quality and growth of the program and retention of the participants.

EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
Must be at least 16 years old. Must be able to teach at least one format of safe, effective and fun group exercise classes that meet all necessary components and safe guidelines in accordance with YMCA of the USA accepted practices of exercise physiology. Before access to Personal Health Information (PHI), group HIPAA training required. Within 90 days of hire, CPR, AED, and First Aid certification required. Within 90 days of hire, Foundation of Listen First, Orientation to Healthy Living, Principles of Member Health and Wellness, Wellness Center at the Y or Group Exercise at the Y, and Intro to the Ys Cause and Culture trainings required. Get SMART preferred.

SPECIAL SKILLS OR EQUIPMENT REQUIRED:
Must be able to articulate and communicate effectively while instructing participants in proper execution of exercise safety. Must have current knowledge of exercise class structure; demonstration of cueing technique; demonstration of creative choreography and exercise variety. In addition to effective communication an instructor must have a positive attitude and ability to work independently.

PHYSICAL AND/OR MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:
Must have the ability to conduct, demonstration and safely lead classes at the intensity level formatted for participants with effective communication and human relations skills to handle situations with people of all socioeconomic levels. Physical stamina and agility for extended periods of time is required.

GROUP EXERCISE INSTRUCTOR JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Prepares room prior to class to ensure it starts on time.
2. Responsible for choreography and music selection that meets YMCA guidelines.

Employment Type

Full Time

Contact

James P. Gills Branch YMCA

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[posted May 24, 2018]

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